Week 1 game summaries Fresno,CA- Frank Beamer and the number 17 ranked Hokies of Virginia Tech traveled to California and left with an smooth 52-3 victory over the Fresno State Bulldogs. Sophomore quarterback Tyrod Taylor went 12-16 for 179 yards and 2 touchdowns. He also added 2 scores on the ground. Taylor finished the afternoon with 31 yards on 4 carries. "I just wanted to go out there an play my game and I did that," Taylor said. Taylor was not the only Hokie to have a successful afternoon on the ground. Sophomore running back Kenny Lewis ran for 104 yards on 23 carries and 1 touchdown. Lewis was recently named as the staring running back over freshman Darren Evans. "I dedicated myself to this team over the offseason and I feel I have earned the right to be the starter," Lewis said. The Hokies did not only use their offense to dominate the Bulldogs. The Hokie defense finished the afternoon with 2 sacks, 7 tackles for loss. Purnell Sturdivant added an interception for the Hokies. "We spent the entire afternoon in their backfield," Hokies defensive coordinator Bud Foster said. Punt returned Chris Hill added a 66 yard return for a touchdown. The Hokies will travel to Tuscaloosa next week to take on vastly improved Alabama Crimson Tide.